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Green Giant Fresh Upgrades Packaging

Green Giant Fresh announces today the launch of their new consumer-friendly smart packaging design. Products that were previously sold in clamshells have been transitioned … Continue reading

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PBH To Host Supermarket Dietitians at Fresh Summit

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) will host 20 supermarket dietitians for a 3-day educational session to be held during PMA’s Fresh Summit in … Continue reading

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Grimmway Farms is Helping People Lose

Grimmway Farms announced a partnership with Giraffe Interactive as the exclusive carrot supplier of The Biggest Loser consumer brand and plans an early November … Continue reading

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Pear Bureau Northwest Names Meijer “Pear Retailer of the Year”

Pear Bureau Northwest has named Meijer as the 2012 Pear Retailer of the Year for its outstanding pear merchandising program. Meijer’s successful implementation of … Continue reading

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FMI and United Fresh to Co-Locate 2014 Tradeshows

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and United Fresh Produce Association are proud to announce the co-location of their 2014 conventions, June 10-13 in Chicago. … Continue reading

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Green Giant Fresh Adds New Items to Retail Product Line

Green Giant Fresh announces today the addition of 15 new fruits and vegetables to their retail product line that will be unveiled at PMA … Continue reading

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HarvestMark Team Unveils HarvestMark 2013

YottaMark Inc., provider of HarvestMark, has announced the next generation of its product line: The new line-up introduces two new solutions: HarvestMark Insights, which … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids and Sunset Park Elementary School Students Celebrate New Salad Bar

On Tuesday, October 16, Produce for Kids and Sunset Park Elementary School held an event in Miami, Fla., to celebrate the new salad bar … Continue reading

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Chelan Fresh Marketing to Offer an Exclusive Cherry Variety

Chelan Fruit Cooperative recently announced the acquisition of the Orondo Fruit Company packing plant in Orondo, Washington, from the Griggs and Clennon families. Along … Continue reading

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Wonderful Pomegranate Harvest is Underway

Early season Pomegranate varieties have moved smoothly into the distribution channels and now the Wonderful, the principal pomegranate variety is starting to ship. “Continued … Continue reading

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Del Monte Goes Bananas for Charity Events

Participants in the Miami Paddle Challenge held at Matheson Hammock Park were in for a unique surprise when they were joined by five giant … Continue reading

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Turbana Brings Consumers Back to the Farms

As the “farm to table” idea has achieved national recognition, Turbana announced they are bringing this concept full circle by showing North American consumers … Continue reading

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Study Shows Even Small Increase in Fruit and Veggie Consumption can Improve Health

An estimated 20,000 cancers could be prevented if half of all Americans simply increased their consumption of fruits and vegetables by a single serving … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce is Giving Away Banana Halloween Costumes

Del Monte Fresh Produce announced the launch of its Banana Halloween Costume Giveaway. The Facebook sweepstakes began October 8th and ends October 18th. Many … Continue reading

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Mann Packing Receives Certification as a Women Business Enterprise

Mann Packing Company, one of North America’s leading suppliers of fresh vegetables and fresh-cut vegetables received certification as a Women Business Enterprise through the … Continue reading

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CPS Research Grants and PMA Food Safety Forums Serve Global Audience

The newly announced $1.8 million Center for Produce Safety (CPS) research grant awards combined with two other Produce Marketing Association (PMA) events offer significant … Continue reading

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Gourmet Trading Company Promotes Tri-Color Asparagus

Gourmet Trading Company is excited to offer Tri-Color Asparagus during the company’s purple asparagus season; September through mid-December. The company offers packs featuring all … Continue reading

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PMA and Western Growers Collaborate on Food Safety

Long-time allies Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Western Growers are now creating a collaboration that will initially focus the two organizations’ resources on fresh … Continue reading

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EuroFresh Farms Introduces a New Snacking Tomato

EuroFresh Farms, a year-round producer and marketer of greenhouse grown tomatoes and cucumbers located in Willcox and Snowflake, Ariz., announces a new snacking tomato … Continue reading

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Produce Powerhouse

PMA Fresh Summit is fast approaching. The industry is poised to put its best foot forward. Continue reading

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Sales Review: Grapes

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California Giant Berries Proud to Wear Pink

California Giant Berry Farms’ packaging will again take on a new color during the month of October to convey their commitment to breast cancer … Continue reading

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Produce Suppliers and Retailers Expand Partnership during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink Ribbon Produce, a unique retail program committed to the fight against breast cancer, will return this October to more than 500 Harris Teeter, … Continue reading

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New Apple Variety from FirstFruits of Washington

The intensely sweet and crunchy new apple variety Sweetie, from FirstFruits of Washington, will be making an appearance at retail this September. First planted … Continue reading

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